Tag Archive for "China" tag

Chen Jiagang

June 18th, 2008 by Jeff | 0

Chinese photographer Chen Jiagang makes large, beautiful images of the vacant factories and and scarred landscapes of what is the equivalent to China’s Rust Belt. If you want to see more of these photos or read about the Third Front, where these photos were taken in the Southwestern provinces of Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan, you should download the entire 79 page book Forbidden City (8MB .pdf) for free.

The Gaze of 45 Mexican Photographers

November 12th, 2007 by Jeff | 0

The Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou, China is showing an exhibition of 45 contemporary Mexican photographers. Curated by Francisco Mata and Pedro Meyer, The Gaze of 45 Mexican Photographers has 450 photos available for browsing on the website. It’s a daunting volume of great work– but just keep clicking, it gets better the more you see. You can also browse by photographer.

Chinese Urinals!

August 1st, 2007 by Jeff | 0

The city of Chongqing China has built the world’s largest restroom. It’s a four-story, 1,000-stall facility with TVs and al fresco Virgin Mary-themed urinals.